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Adventure Cycling Donation
January 31, 2020

In December 2019, the executive board approved donating $200 to Adventure Cycling.  We agreed to give this money in the form of sponsoring a mile of the Pacific Coast Trail.  Specifically, we decided to sponsor a mile along the Oregon section.  We chose 20… Read More

Scholarship Opportunities
January 31, 2020

The executive board has approved funding two motions: 1. one to cover registration, lodging and travel costs to attend a League Certified Instructor (LCI) course in Seattle May 1-3; and 2. the other for a member to attend the Portland Active Transportation Summit March 18-19. Applications must be filed with… Read More

Your Club at Work
January 31, 2020

Jonathan Maus, in his BikePortland blog, shared a story of his cleanup of the Bryant Street Bridge on Twitter and I tweeted back that we Portland Bicycling Club members ride a bazillion miles in Portland and will help if a cleanup day is organized. I have… Read More

Non-Club Event Rides
January 31, 2020

Announcing a call for non-PBC event rides to be approved for club mileage. At the February 6 executive board meeting, the board will be entertaining recommendations for non-club event rides that can accrue club mileage. To be considered, an event must have a PBC ride leader. If… Read More

Reach the Beach Training Rides 2020
January 31, 2020

  Portland Bicycling Club has had the opportunity to partner with the American Lung Association (ALA) for over a decade now, putting on the Reach the Beach (RTB) training series. ALA is the organization behind Reach the Beach. Their goal is to raise money for improved lung health and to… Read More

What to Wear in Winter
January 31, 2020

Are you thinking about joining us for the first Reach the Beach training ride or starting to ride soon? Then you’ll probably want to dress for February weather. Here are some recommendations: Base layer (wool is great for these colder days) Waterproof or water-resistant top jacket Wool socks and wool… Read More

Ride Leader Workshop
December 31, 2019

It’s close to workshop time. See how serious this has become? It is no longer a “whatever” shop. A reminder that this is scheduled for Thursday, January 9, 2020, at 7:00 PM (same time as a club member meeting*) to 8:30 PM at All Saints Episcopal… Read More

New Executive Board Officers
December 31, 2019

Pat McManus, President: I have been a member since 2012. As a member, I started volunteering for Seattle to Portland and the Pioneer Century, and slowly became a more regular participant on rides and at club functions. After a few years, I felt I owed the club for all it… Read More